R&B/Funk brethren.....need bassist ID??

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  1. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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    This girl was in a SWR video from the early 90's (as per the video uploader) and she was funking it up. When asked about who she is, they mentioned Bakithi or Bakiti. Google is not coming up with anything but Bakithi Kumalo who she is clearly NOT.

    Can anyone ID this girl? Somebody has got to know who this is!! Please see the pics below.

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    Here's the link to the vid. Go to the 2:36 minute mark.
     
  2. DWBass

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    No one? Where are all my R&B/Funk heads at? Somebody has got to know who this is!!!
     
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    Bump. Is Rabe a member here?
     
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    flyman Whoa!! Supporting Member

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    Maybe Gail Ann Dorsey ?
     
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    No, I don't think it's her. Gail has been rocking the bald look since before this and this girl looks different.
     
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    I am really curious too.
     
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    etoncrow (aka Greg Harman, the curmudgeon with a conundrum) Gold Supporting Member

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    I had suggested Divinity Roxx but after bringing up more photos I decided that can't be her either....
     
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    Just got this reply from SWR.

     
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    She is officially The Phantom Female Funk Fiend!
     
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    Her name is mentioned in the video, but it's hard to hear what it is! She is killing!!!

    A Groove is a Terrible Thing to Waste! :cool:
     
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    Vivian Jackson? It's the glasses.
     
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    For whom does (did) Vivian Jackson play? I only see pics of a Reggae performer when I do an image search.
     
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    She's a Lakland endorser and played/plays for Prince among others I believe.
     
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    Are you sure. Sounds like Rhonda Smith you're talking about. She used to wear her sunglasses low like that. She did endorse Lakland but towards the end of her run with Prince, she was playing Fenders.
     
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    Looks like Jimmy Haslip was there. Maybe I'll shoot him an e-mail with a link to the vid. Maybe he remembers.
     

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